experience

professional

  • Technical Analyst - Paradise Valley Unified School District (2012 - present)

    • As the Technical Analyst I design, influence, and oversee the technological development of the entire K-12 district, bringing together stakeholders and leadership to ensure that their vision is fulfilled by internal and external technical resources, while also maintaining =-audience appropriate communication with all parties. Accomplishments include:

      • Organized, project managed, and successfully completed the purchase, construction, and configuration of the district's own fiber WAN network. One of the only school districts in the United States to possess their own network.

      • Participated in one of the first K-12 installations of Google Apps in the United States, continuing to manage an extensive G Suite deployment with approximately 35,000 users and a nearly equivalent fleet of Chrome devices.

      • Directed the design, development, and configuration of the district's new data center, network infrastructure, security posture, and domain deployment.

      • Ongoing assessment and, if needed, migration from legacy applications to suitable platforms such as SaaS, IaaS, third party programs, custom made products, and more.

      • Oversight of contractors, consultants, and vendors to collaborate and ensure milestones were successfully met in adherence with expectations and SLAs.

      • Learning new techniques, best practices, industry developments, technologies, and skills as needed - including taking several certifications and courses to bring knowledge back to the organization.

  • Seasonal Cashier Assistant - Costco Wholesale (2021 - 2022)

      • Pack member orders into boxes and assist cashiers with whatever is needed

      • Perform clean-up, cart retrieval, merchandise restocking, and runs for items

  • Warehouse Manager - Christian's Fitness Factory (2019)

      • Process customer orders and pick items accurately

      • Pack items (up to 150 lbs.) for same day order shipment

      • Pack and book freight shipments

      • Master shipping systems and costs

      • Maintain accurate shipment records

      • Maintain organization of stocked items throughout the warehouse

      • Maintain safety and cleanliness of warehouse, office, and showroom

      • Inventory cycle counts

      • Manage and assist in unloading, counting and restocking container shipments

      • Create warehouse supply orders

      • Helped rebuild shipping and inventory system using Lean methodology principles

      • Cross-train to supplement and reinforce other business roles as needed

  • Seasonal Operations Associate - Kohl's (2018 - 2019)

      • Pick and pack online orders quickly and accurately

      • Understand and implement omnichannel retailing

      • Unload, process, and stock freight shipments and new inventory

      • Assist with operations ranging from visual merchandising to price tagging

      • Helped build out pilot online shopping workflow

      • Cross-train in all other roles

  • Consultation on Scaling Computer Science Curriculum - CSTA (2018 - 2019)

      • Provided recommendations for disseminating computer science courses and curriculum to school districts, particularly rural and underserved locations.

  • Executive Advisory Committee Member- Everybody Matters, Inc. (2018 - 2019)

      • Provided website design and training, social media management, fundraising, and expansion of digital footprint.

  • Technology Consultation and Training - STEM Az Education Collaborative (2016 - 2017)

      • Advised on online presence while offering technical maintenance and training in servers, systems, newsletters, and websites.

  • Independent Content Quality Editor - Quora (2014 - 2015)

      • Editing and quality control for high volumes of user-generated content

      • Ensure content is grammatically correct, engaging, and clear for the millions of Quora users daily

  • CTE IT Essentials Curriculum Creator - PVOnline (2014)

      • Developed the curriculum, content, and coursework for the Career Technical Education IT Essentials course

  • Operations Technician - Paradise Valley Unified School District (2010 - 2012)

      • Procurement, proposal writing, maintenance, and implementation of technology. Frontline technical support for troubleshooting and training. Involved with creation, management, and design of the district's online program. Designed and implemented best practices for educational technology including online curriculum, video adoption, and more.

  • Technology Curriculum Integration Consultant (2009 - 2010)

      • Integrated technology into curriculum through video portals, content management systems, iTunes U, and more

  • Multimedia Consultant - STP (2009 - 2010)

      • Aided with website design, SEO, and online content creation for STP (Shark Tide Productions)

  • Site Technology Specialist - Paradise Valley Unified School District (2007 - 2008)

      • Procurement, maintenance, and implementation of technology

      • End-user training and support

      • Liaison and advocate for community at assigned site

  • Contributing Researcher and Writer - The Social Media Bible (2008)

      • Contributing researcher, writer, and editor on a wide variety of social media networks for the Social Media Bible

  • Game Design Instructor - Paradise Valley Unified School District (2008)

      • Instructor for a summer school game design course that targeted 5th-10th graders

      • Taught principles of game design as well as the software program

      • All students had developed their own game by the end of the course

  • Website Consultant - Arizona State University W. P. Carey School of Business (2007)

      • Developed and edited content for website redesign

      • Collected and analyzed data from end-users prior to, during, and after the redesign by conducting usability tests

      • Gave recommendations to maximize website usability, marketability, and efficiency

  • Computer Lab Specialist - Arizona State University Applied Learning Technologies Institute (2005 - 2007)

      • Assisted students, faculty, and staff with multimedia production, audio/video post-production, document design, and large format printing

      • Assisted with Microcomputers in Education Conferences

      • Provided technology troubleshooting, maintenance, and training

      • Provided support and content management for Blackboard

volunteer

  • Community building and aid

      • Direct service to those in need of assistance, food, toothbrushes, toiletries, hygiene products, etc.

  • HandsOn Greater Phoenix

      • COVID-19 RESPONSE: Distribution of food boxes to families who need assistance, particularly due to COVID-19

  • Women & Information Technology

      • Mentored young women in awareness, skills, and opportunities in IT

  • Mission for AZ/AZ Dems

      • Volunteer Leader

  • Julie Gunnigle for Maricopa County Attorney

  • St. Mary's Food Bank

    • Packaging of food boxes, quality control while maximizing resources, maintaining logistics, bulk shipments

  • Kate Gallego for Phoenix Mayor

  • Arizona Democratic Party

      • 2018 Volunteer Fellow

  • CSforAZ

      • Website designer and team contributor

  • Our Revolution West Valley

      • Website Designer

  • AZForBernie

      • Grassroots volunteer movement comprised of like-minded individuals that was not officially associated with the Sanders campaign

      • Involved in coordinating efforts with other grassroots groups throughout the United States to consolidate messaging and provide efficient, uniform outreach

      • Used a variety of digital tools to collaborate and coordinate efforts and resources

      • Assisted with website content and design

  • Climate Hawks

      • Research and data collection/aggregation

  • Golden West Senior Community

      • Website designer

  • Conexiones

      • Trained underserved youth in technology, particularly migrant and Native American children